Cramp Bark.Also known as- Viburnum opulus, Guelder rose, Black Haw, Cranberry Tree, Dog Rowan Tree, Viburnum, May Elder, King's Crown, and May Rose.
Cramp Bark supports relaxation and helps to address common nervous tension. It has also been researched for its effects on the uterus and the female reproductive system.
It is known to ease nervous tension as well as relax the uterus, relieving common menstrual cramps.
Cramp bark is a large deciduous shrub growing as much as 15 feet (5 m) tall and 15 feet wide. It is native to the moist lowland forests of England and Scotland and naturalized to moist forests of the northern United States and southern Canada. A member of the honeysuckle family, cramp bark bears large white flowers, up to 5 inches (12 cm) across that yield red berries in the fall. The berries are eaten like cranberries, although moderation is recommended.
Teas or tinctures. In rare instances, used as a ground herb administered in capsules. Often combined with corydalis and/or valerian for pain.
Cramp bark, as its name suggests, is used to treat cramps and spasms of all types. The bark is is antispasmodic, astringent, and sedative, especially in the uterus. Cramp bark is used to relieve menstrual cramps and spasms after childbirth and to prevent miscarriage. The herb is used in combinations to treat asthma and nervous tension.
Cramp bark is essentially nontoxic, although taking large quantities of the fruit or leaf (5 or more times the recommended dose) can cause diarrhea. Not recommended while taking blood thinning medications.
Cramp Bark does exactly what its name implies. It reduces smooth muscle cramping, which is amazing for menstrual cramping, spasms of the gastrointestinal tract such as in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn's Disease or colitis.
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